Vacancy Detail

Support Worker (Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking)

Role:               Support Worker (Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking)

Based:             Leeds

Rate:               £12-15 per hour

Hours:             20 hours: 4 days per week

Start Date:     ASAP

Duration:       Temp to Perm


Our client, a respected national charity who provide support, advocacy and safe housing to survivors of Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery, is looking to recruit a Support Worker to support female survivors living within a safe house within Leeds.

You will be required to work 4 days per week: Monday to Thursday, 9am to 2.30pm and cover on-call every other week.


Synopsis of duties:

  • Working within a safe house and key working female survivors of human trafficking and modern slavery
  • Managing a caseload and provide emotional, practical and advocacy support through the Criminal Justice System
  • Processing referrals from the National Referral Mechanism (NRM) and inducting clients into the service
  • Supporting clients with NRPF (No Recourse to Public Funds) to access support and identify alternative funding streams and services
  • Working closely with the Home Office and Immigration services regarding asylum and residency applications and supporting clients to complete application and challenge decisions
  • Supporting clients with all practical and emotional needs including move on housing, crisis funds/ benefits, sexual health support, finances and income management, community integration, training and voluntary opportunities, counselling, English lessons and to repatriate to their birth country (should they wish)
  • Promote the service and ensure clients have access to all available services and working closely with a range of partners, agencies and services


Essential Requirements:

  • Experience of supporting vulnerable clients in supported housing including those experiencing homelessness, those who have experienced domestic abuse, trafficking and/ or modern slavery and those with mental health and substance misuse
  • Proven track record of successfully carrying and managing a complex caseload
  • A background in Supported Housing, Refugee/ Asylum Seekers Support or Domestic Violence Support would be highly desirable


For more information, please call the office and ask to speak to Lisa.


Supporting Futures Consulting acts as both an employer and an agency.


Location: Leeds | Salary: 12 - 15 per hour | Job type: Contract | Posted: 20/03/2023